Get ready
for the rush

Restaurants, bars, hotels and attractions
are hiring! They need you back!

We know it’s been an incredibly challenging time for people working in the tourism and hospitality sector.
Now, as businesses ramp-up, they need experienced employees like you! We have FREE self-guided
training, videos and resources to help you build your career in tourism and hospitality.

Get FREE videos, self-guided training and other resources to kick start your career.

Wondering whether you are ready to return?
Here’s why these industry veterans are back.

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FREE Training to Support your Return

We have developed FREE self-guided training to help you sharpen your skills
and take your service offering to the next level.

Ready for FREE training? All you need to do is register.

Financially impacted by the pandemic? Learn about resources available to help you increase your income or lower your expenses. 

Visit Prosper Canada’s Financial Relief Navigator.

Getting ready to return?

Find industry-related information that will help you prepare for your safe return to work.

Learn more about financial support programs for eligible workers.

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Workers seeking career or training opportunities can connect with an employment counsellor at WorkingNB. Counsellors can help clients identify career goals and connect them to the labour market through training and employment opportunities.

Region: New Brunswick

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Information regarding support for individuals, businesses, sectors, and organizations helping Canadians.

Region: Federal

BC Climate Action Tax Credit

The BC climate action tax credit (BCCATC) is a tax-free payment made to low-income individuals and families to help offset the carbon taxes they pay.

Region: British Columbia

Student Loan Payment Deferral

Students are entitled to a 6 month interest-free period after ceasing full-time studies.

Region: Northwest Territories

Income Assistance

The Income Assistance (IA) program provides people in financial need with assistance with basic needs such as food, rent, utilities like heat and electricity, and clothing. The program may also help you with other needs such as child care, transportation, prescription drugs, emergency dental care, and eye glasses.

Region: Nova Scotia

COVID-19 Supports and Services

A comprehensive list of supports and services available to PEI residents.

Region: Prince Edward Island

Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)

Employed and self-employed individuals who are directly affected by COVID-19 and are not entitled to Employment Insurance (EI) benefits can apply for income support of $1000 for a 2-week period.

Region: Federal

Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit

Income support of $500 per week for employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they must care for their child under 12 years old or a family member who needs supervised care.

Region: Federal

Working Capital for New Brunswick Small Business Owners

Small business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for working capital loans up to $100,000 through the NB Small Business Emergency Working Capital Program.

Region: New Brunswick

Community Investment Fund COVID-19 Relief

The Government of New Brunswick has included a new category into the Community Investment Fund to assist in providing relief to non-profits in New Brunswick being impacted by COVID-19.

Region: New Brunswick

Emergency Working Capital Funding

A financing program has been developed to provide emergency working capital financing to help PEI’s small businesses

Region: Prince Edward Island


WorkingNB services are available to any New Brunswick employer or job-seeker looking for support. Businesses with human resource challenges, including with recruitment, retention or training, can contact WorkingNB for support through a workforce consultant.

Region: New Brunswick

NB Business working capital above $100,000

Opportunities New Brunswick is making available working capital loans to assist employers respond to the challenges associated with COVID-19.

Region: New Brunswick

Tax Changes

Alberta corporate income tax balances and instalment payments coming due between March 18, 2020 and August 31, 2020 are deferred until August 31, 2020.

Region: Alberta

Emergency aid for small and medium-sized enterprises

The Emergency Assistance Program for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses aims to support, for a limited period, eligible businesses who are experiencing financial difficulties due to COVID-19 and who need cash under $ 50,000.

Region: Quebec

Virtual Business Support Hub

The Nova Scotia provincial government is working with post-secondary partners to offer education, training and guidance for small businesses. A centralized online hub will connect businesses with support programs available from post-secondary institutions and other regional organizations. Business support workers will help connect businesses with the programs they need.

Region: Nova Scotia

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for Small Businesses

This program, in partnership with the federal government, will provide rent relief for commercial small businesses that have temporarily ceased operations or lost at least 70 per cent of revenue because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Region: Nova Scotia

Agriculture Training Support Program

The program is intended to offset costs for COVID-19 safety and training, including the costs for personal protective equipment and to remove any barriers to get Albertans safely working.

Region: Alberta

Small Business Advice

Talk to a small business advisor at Business Link to get free advice, coaching and information on COVID-19 resources and supports.

Region: Alberta

Yukon Business Relief Program

The Yukon Business Relief Program provides non-repayable grants of up to $30,000 per month to cover fixed costs, including rent, water, sewer, electricity, internet or insurance.

Region: Yukon

Funding for Municipalities

The Department of Community and Government services is providing an additional $2 million to municipalities to cover expenses related to COVID-19.

Region: Nunavut

Support for Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEED) Program

The SEED program will be used to help businesses recover as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides and encourage new, innovative proposals that reflect the realities of the new post-COVID-19 economy.

Region: Northwest Territories

Extending the Work-Sharing program

The Federal Government is extending the maximum duration of the Work-Sharing program from 38 weeks to 76 weeks for employers affected by COVID-19.

Region: Federal

Business Credit Availability Program

The Federal Government established a Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) to provide additional support through the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and Export Development Canada (EDC).

Region: Federal

Canada Emergency Business Account

The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) will provide interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to small businesses and not-for-profits.

Region: Federal

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance

The Federal Government reached an agreement in principle with all provinces and territories to implement the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) for small businesses. This program will lower rent by 75 per cent for small businesses that have been affected by COVID-19.

Region: Federal

Student Work Placement Program

The Federal Government is providing $80 million for the Student Work Placement Program to support up to 20,000 post-secondary students across Canada to obtain paid work experience related to their field of study.

Region: Federal

Small Business Support Program

This program is primarily focused on providing up-and-coming small businesses, community organizations and individuals with support to grow.

Region: Nunavut

Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative

Through the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative, the provincial government matches a lot of the private donations that schools get from donors at a 1 to 1 ratio (1 government dollar for every 1 private dollars donated).

Region: Manitoba


Tourism Industry Association of Ontario

Region: Ontario

Tourism Bursary

Region: Saskatchewan

Tourism Apprenticeships program

Region: Saskatchewan

Apprenticeship Training Allowance

Region: Saskatchewan